2016 Energy Code: Lighting

Lighting Compliance for 2016 Energy Code

All Occupant Sensing controllers have max timer of 20 minutes All Installed luminaires shall be high efficacy Table 150.0 A. Count of Blank Electrical boxes more than 5 ft. above floor limited to amount of bedrooms. Must Controlled by dimmer of Vacancy sensor. Recessed Lights cannot have screw based lamps. All Recessed Lighting, LED GU-24 socket, and any screw based lamps still need to be High Efficacy, but must a CEC certified product AND controlled by Dimmer or Vacancy Sensor (Except hallways and closets >70sf for controls). Bathrooms, Garages, Laundry, Utility Rooms at least 1 light is controlled by Vacancy Sensor.




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